The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. All websites: Delete the episode...
by Grace | Jun 20, 2016
This year has seen a series of efforts by the Xi Jinping administration to strengthen the voice of...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 4, 2014
The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT)’s...
by cschultz | Sep 19, 2008
Tania Branigan reports in The Guardian on the new Chinese version of Ugly Betty: But now “Ugly Wudi” faces a backlash, with newspapers and internet users complaining that the star of the show is too good-looking for...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 6, 2005
From CBC: In a new attempt to reassert control over popular culture, China has barred new foreign television channels and plans to step up censorship of imported programs. China has greatly liberalized media markets over the past three years and satellite broadcasters such as News Corp. and Viacom have moved in. But that’s prompted concern […]
by Sophie Beach | Aug 5, 2005
From Xinhua: China would forbid any new foreign-owned TV channels from entering the country, domestic media reported. China “will not again allow a foreign satellite TV station to have landing rights in the country,” Xinhua said, citing new rules from domestic regulators. Regulators said the new rules were designed to strengthen oversight of the industry […]
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- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods